Tagged: fear

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I Can’t Read Social Cues

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” This is a follow up from several years ago on “I can’t initiate.” Earlier this afternoon, something inevitable happened. I questioned my current friendships. This happens from time to time....

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Things I’ve Learned about Gaslighting

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” Trigger/content warning: childhood abuse, politics, gaslighting (Not about autism!) This week was the US inauguration of the 45th president. Aerial photographs have been used by both “sides” to highlight the attendance....

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Society is so Inaccessible..

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” (Quoted with permission) “Its just been difficult accepting that he may have a harder life than others,” was said in a group this morning. You see, I joined a new...

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ASANs Past Abuse and Moving Forward

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” With Ari Ne’eman’s announcement that he will be stepping down at the end of the year today, I knew I was out of time to find a large source to...

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To the Parent New to Autism

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” Hello person. Welcome to this beautiful world of autism. Yes, beautiful.. It’s the same beautiful world you’ve already lived in. That child that you love? They’re the same child. That...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” It was 5-6 years ago when I got a phone call from someone. They were discussing the merits of “working from the inside” to change an organization. At the time,...

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PTSD and Triggers

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” Can we talk about PTSD and triggers for a second? Not specific but big view. In the past couple of weeks, I had two triggers send me into flashbacks.. They...

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The Place I Belong

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” This is the way all places should be.. This is the place I’ve always wanted to find.. And I feel like I have now, even if for a fleeting moment...

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Did you know….

Home » Posts tagged: “fear” Did you know… ….tomorrow starts Autism “Awareness” month? ….Wednesday is World Autism Awareness Day? ….that the messages that came out of last week’s prevalence rates are damaging to Autistic people?...